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By Fred Pender

Studying how you can take care of real situations and constructing the power to reach at a reasoned medical judgement are very important elements of a student's training.This special textual content offers a chain of medical instances of accelerating complexity and diversity. Readers are taken via a based frame of mind that enables medical reasoning and the arriving of a justified remedy plan. every one case incorporates a statement and possibilities for mirrored image on perform, and identifies key studying issues.

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Questions to consider (1) What kind of dietary assessment would you conduct, and why? (2) Lucinda’s dietary assessment reveals an erratic eating pattern. She prefers snack foods to proper meals. She does not like wholemeal or starchy foods (she believes them to be fattening and cannot afford to put on weight approaching competitions). She adores chocolate and sweet foods. (3) Plan her diet and lifestyle intervention, with justification of the key points. Study questions (1) Explore the main metabolic aspects of the diagnosis and explain these to a learning partner.

4) Consider the management of a client with bulimic eating disorder. What particular clinical skills might be developed to assist in any dietary intervention? Case 17 Mr Tony Marshall Obesity, renal calculi Study concepts: lifestyle issues associated with management of renal calculi Study context: kidney stones ᭿ obesity ᭿ 35 Mr Tony Marshall has a history of kidney stones and recently failed a medical routinely performed by the occupational health department. He has raised levels of uric acid and may have a small renal stone currently.

Indicate how one might assess the client’s readiness to change her eating behaviour. (3) Apart from dietary changes, what other lifestyle changes might be appropriate? (4) She fails to attend a follow-up appointment but comes to a subsequent appointment having lost no weight. Discuss possible approaches that may be taken at the review appointment. Study questions (1) Write down some prescribing information on lipase inhibitors as used to assist management of the obese client. (2) Enter the word ‘depression’ into a search engine on the Internet and make some informative notes from peer-reviewed websites on the pathology, treatment and implications for managing clients with this condition.

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